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“Win a Windows 11-Ready Laptop” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)

OFFICIAL RULES

These are the Official Rules (“Rules”) for the “Win a Windows 11-Ready Laptop” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) that govern how the Sweepstakes will operate. Entrant must agree to these Rules to participate in the Sweepstakes. Please read them carefully to fully understand the Rules prior to registering for the Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on October 18, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on October 24, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are: i) legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and at least eighteen (18) years of age or older, or ii) legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec residents) who are the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction at the time of entry and have internet access and a valid and active email address (each, an “Entrant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of Intel Corporation ( the “Sponsor”) and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and sweepstakes agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to Caffelli (the “Administrator”) and the entities supplying the prizes herein (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void in Quebec, outside of the fifty (50) United States, District of Columbia, Canada and wherever restricted or prohibited by law.

By entering, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules, the information provided by Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, and the decisions of the Sponsor (or its authorized representative) which are final and binding with respect to all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: Visit the Reddit thread and locate the link posted on Reddit (the “Website”) to complete the following steps in order to receive entries into the Sweepstakes:

  1. To receive an initial entry, register at the website during the Sweepstakes Period and complete the online registration form in its entirety. Upon completing the online registration form and click the “Submit” button to receive one (1) initial entry into the Sweepstakes. There is no fee or charge to become a registered user. By submitting your information and creating an account, you agree to the respective terms of use and privacy notice. If you do not agree to such terms of use and privacy notice, you cannot create a respective account, or participate in the Sweepstakes.
  2. To receive additional entries you must have a valid Instagram, Twitter, or Amazon account that is set to “public” (entries must be visible in public hashtag searches from time of entry through at least 30 days after the Sweepstakes Period for purposes of winner verification). If you do not have an account, visit Instagram, Twitter, or Amazon or download the Instagram, Twitter, or Amazon App to create one. There is no fee or charge to become a registered user. By submitting your information and creating an account, you agree to the respective terms of use and privacy notice. If you do not agree to such terms of use and privacy notice, you cannot create a respective account, or participate in the Sweepstakes.
    1. To Enter Via Twitter: Visit and Follow @Windows on Twitter Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit and Follow @Windows on Twitter” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. URL: https://twitter.com/Windows
    2. To Enter Via Instagram: Visit and Follow @Windows on Instagram Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit and Follow @Windows on Instagram” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. URL: https://www.instagram.com/windows/?hl=en
    3. To Enter Via Amazon.com:
      1. Visit the B08QN2X5YK product page on Amazon.com: Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit the B08QN2X5YK product page” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
        URL: https://www.amazon.com/Dell-9310-Touchscreen-Light-Laptop/dp/B08QN2X5YK/ref=sr_1_1?
      2. Visit the B08KGZ79N6 product page on Amazon.com: Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit the B08QN2X5YK product page” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
        URL: https://www.amazon.com/HP-i5-1135G7-Processor-Lightweight-15-dy2021nr/dp/B08KGZ79N6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=B08KGZ79N6&qid=1633038604&sr=8-1
      3. Visit the B08VKT45K4 product page on Amazon.com: Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit the B08QN2X5YK product page” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
        URL: https://www.amazon.com/Acer-A515-56-36UT-Display-i3-1115G4-Processor/dp/B08VKT45K4/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=B08VKT45K4&qid=1633038622&sr=8-1
      4. Visit and Follow the Intel® Evo™ Brand Store on Amazon.com: Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit and follow the Intel® Evo™ Brand Store” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
        URL: https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/0D7B6C35-9B77-4BC2-AA16-32ECA3CE369D?ingress=3&visitId=45fb3f92-b9e2-4763-9451-6bc21d78d054
      5. Watch and Follow the Intel Posts on Amazon.com: Click the “+1” button found beside “Watch and follow the Intel® Posts” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
        URL: https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/77AE997E-6B23-4898-9068-FC16CF3B77D9/feed?ingress=3&visitId=45fb3f92-b9e2-4763-9451-6bc21d78d054
      6. Visit and Follow the Windows 11 Brand Store on Amazon.com: Click the “+1” button found beside “Visit and follow the Windows Brand Store” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
        URL: https://www.amazon.com/stores/ShopMicrosoft/Windows11_Windows/page/048D1EBA-6260-45EF-897C-0674D48CFDBE

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Twitter, or Amazon.com. Entrant understands that he/she is supplying his/her information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram, Twitter, or Amazon.com.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: There is a limit of nine (9) entries per Entrant for the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts, identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant's entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be assigned to the authorized account holder (“Authorized Account Holder”) of the account used to submit an entry. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the account by the entity responsible for assigning accounts. Entry information becomes property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor and/or the Sweepstakes Entities will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants.

Entries not meeting the requirements as set forth in these Official Rules or that contain prohibited, inappropriate, or irrelevant content, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion, will not be eligible and will be disqualified.

Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant whose social media account that, in their sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other person or entity; does not comply with these Official Rules; or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein.

WINNING/ODDS: On or about October 29, 2021, the Administrator will randomly select three (3) grand prize winners (each a “Grand Prize Winner”) from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Administrator whose decision is based upon his/her sole discretion and his/her interpretation of these Official Rules and is final and binding in all respects.

PRIZES: The first Grand Prize Winner selected will receive a Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen 13.4 inch FHD Thin and Light Laptop - Intel Core i7-1185G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, 2Yr OnSite, 6 months Dell Migrate, Windows 10 Pro having an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $1,686.92USD.

The second Grand Prize Winner selected will receive a HP 15 Laptop, 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 Processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD Storage, 15.6” Full HD IPS Display, Windows 10 Home, HP Fast Charge, Lightweight Design having an ARV of $552.36USD.

The third Grand Prize Winner selected will receive an Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-36UT Slim Laptop | 15.6" Full HD Display | 11th Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4 Processor | 4GB DDR4 | 128GB NVMe SSD | WiFi 6 | Amazon Alexa | Windows 10 Home having an ARV of $379.99USD.

Total ARV of all Grand Prizes is $2,619.27USD.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) prize per Entrant/household for the entire Sweepstakes. Grand Prize Winners agree that the Grand Prizes are being provided “as is” and the Sweepstakes Entities and Sponsor make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding any prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No transfer, substitution, or cash redemption of a Grand Prize is permitted, except at a Sponsor's sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a prize or element thereof becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a prize becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. No more than the number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.

NOTIFICATION/ PRIZE CLAIM: POTENTIAL GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS OF THE DRAWING DATE BY A SPONSOR REPRESENTATIVE VIA EMAIL FROM CONTESTS@CAFFELLI.COM (THE “NOTIFICATION”). Grand Prize Winner must respond to the Notification within three (3) days from the date of the Notification. In the event that: (a) a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to respond to the Notification the date and time frame indicated; (b) a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to supply the Required Documents (as defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section below); (c) any Notification is returned as undeliverable; and/or (d) it is determined by the Sponsor, in their sole discretion, that the potential Grand Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing of the remaining non-winning eligible entries. Grand Prize Winner consents to the use of his/her full name, likeness, biographical information, videos, photos and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a prize).

Each Grand Prize Winner must complete in its entirety and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Public Release Form and a W-9 Form (US Residents) W8-BEN and IRS Form 1042-S (Canada residents) (the “Required Paperwork”). In addition, any Grand Prize Winner residing in Canada will be required to correctly answer a four-part mathematical skill-testing question (unaided by electronic or mechanical device or otherwise) in order to receive his/her prize. If a Grand Prize Winner fails to sign and return the Required Paperwork within the required time frame indicated in the email or in respect of Canada only incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, the respective Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the prize and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected based upon the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The value of the Grand Prize may be taxable as income and each Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for any taxes, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state, and local taxes that become due with respect to the value of the Grand Prize. Sponsor (or a third party acting on its behalf) must report the value of the Grand Prize to the Internal Revenue Service in the year the Grand Prize is received by the Grand Prize Winner and will be reported to the Grand Prize Winner and the Internal Revenue Service in the form of a Form 1099.

GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION:

  1. LIABILITY RELEASE: By participating and to the fullest extent permissible by law, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities (with the exception of prize providers) and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by prize winners, Entrants or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of the Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in the Sweepstakes.
  2. FINALITY OF DECISIONS: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any Entrant it believes has violated these Official Rules.
  3. SWEEPSTAKES USAGE: Except where prohibited, winning a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use prize winners’ name, addresses (city & state/province/territory), videos, photos, voices and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising, Sweepstakes and publicity, for this Sweepstakes only, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  4. LOST OR MISDIRECTED ENTRIES: Sponsor and/or Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete entries, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.
  5. CHEATING, HACKING, & DECEPTIVE ENTRIES: Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities.
  6. UNFORSEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select prize winners from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date. Notification of such action will be provided on the Website.
  7. JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in the State of Delaware and any and all disputes shall be governed by Delaware law, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to the lower of actual or reasonable out-of-pocket costs incurred, not to exceed $500.00 USD, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Delaware law, without reference to its choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
  8. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.

PRIVACY NOTICE: If not stated otherwise in these Official Rules, personal information collected from Entrants will be incorporated in computerized files belonging to Sponsor and used where applicable in accordance with the respective privacy policy and in accordance with all applicable data protection and privacy laws. Collection and use of Entrant’s personal information in conjunction with participation in the Sweepstakes shall be governed by Sponsor’s Privacy Notice, accessible at http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/privacy/intel-privacy-notice.html .

WINNER'S LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the names of the Grand Prize Winners, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 29, 2021 to "Win a Windows 11-Ready Laptop” Sweepstakes” (please specify “Winner's List” or “Rules Request”), PO Box 458, Newark, NY, 14513. A copy of these Official Rules may also be obtained at http://pcgamingcontests.com during the Sweepstakes Period

SPONSOR: Intel Corporation, 2200 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054-154.

This Sweepstakes shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor.